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‘Batman vs. Superman’ – Ben Affleck Talks For the First Time About Fan Backlash to His Casting

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Up until now, almost every actor in Hollywood has been asked for their reaction on Ben Affleck being cast as Batman in 'Batman vs. Superman' (as if their opinion mattered at all), when the one person we wanted to hear from - Affleck himself - has stayed completely silent.

Until now. Affleck appeared on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' last night and talked about why he wanted to star as Batman, his reaction to the internet freak out and why his radio silence wasn't an accident.

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See the Cast of ‘School Ties’ Then and Now

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Paramount

Based on the real-life experiences of writer (and 'Law and Order' creator) Dick Wolf, 'School Ties' follows a young Jewish man named David Greene (Brendan Fraser) as he's accepted into a prestigious prep school and must hide his religious background from his antisemitic classmates. Released in 1992, the film boasted an incredible cast, including then little-known actors Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. 21 years later, we take a look back at the cast and see what they're up to now.

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Ben Affleck to Direct and Produce ‘The Middle Man’ for FOX

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Warner Brothers

Though Ben Affleck is surely in training to put on the cape and cowl for his turn as Bruce Wayne/Batman in the upcoming 'Batman Vs. Superman' movie, the Oscar-winning filmmaker has just lined up his next directorial assignment. The catch is it's for the small screen, as he will be producing and helming the pilot for the new FOX show 'The Middle Man.'

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Everything We Know So Far About ‘Batman vs. Superman’

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Warner Bros.

The still unofficially titled 'Batman vs. Superman' movie, which furthers the DC cinematic universe kick-started in this past summer's 'Man of Steel,' is one of the biggest deals in recent memory for Marvel's competitor.

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POLL: Are You Still Excited For ‘Batman and Superman’?

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Mark Davis, Getty Images

Now that you've allowed the casting of Ben Affleck as Batman in the forthcoming 'Batman and Superman' film to sink in, we wanted to ask you: has your anticipation level for the film changed at all?

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Comic Strip: ‘Namor’ Updates, ‘Thor’ Death Confirmations and the Best #Batfleck Memes

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ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie news items. From Marvel to D.C. and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic-book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis

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Joss Whedon Throws His Supports Behind New Batman Ben Affleck

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Getty Images

Though there is a sense of rivalry between the DC and Marvel movie universes (or at least jealously, which seems the only reason Warner Brothers was so desperate to make 'Justice League'), the people behind these films have no ill will towards their supposed competitors. 'Avengers' director Joss Whedon -- after a day where many disparaged the casting of Ben Affleck as the new Batman -- has thrown his support behind the filmmaker-turned-crimefighter.

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Watch Ben Affleck Before He’s Batman in a ‘Runner Runner’ Clip

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20th Century Fox

As you may now know, Ben Affleck was just cast as Batman in the upcoming 'Man of Steel' Sequel. And the makers of 'Runner Runner' couldn't let this buzz opportunity go, so they've just released a clip from the film that is very Affleck-centric to maybe get more people to see the film. He is Batman now, so who's to say?

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10 Controversial Comic Book Movie Castings — Besides Ben Affleck as Batman

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When it comes to comic book movie castings, this sort of outrage is nothing new. Just about every announcement comes with some sort of protest, as comic book fans have their own preconceived notions of what the big screen version of their favorite hero or villain should look and sound like.

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Ben Affleck Is Batman, and Here’s Why That’s Perfect Casting

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Weinstein Company/Warner Bros.

By now, you've surely heard the news: Ben Affleck has been cast as Batman in the still unofficially titled 'Man of Steel 2,' which will see Superman go toe-to-toe with the Caped Crusader.

The reaction was immediate and intense. For

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